Suburb Profile Report for Bowen QLD (4805)

Bowen House: Median price $362,500, Annual capital growth 8.83%, Number of sales 78, Weekly median advertised rent $300

Bowen Unit: Median price $200,000, Annual capital growth 19.01%, Number of sales 27, Weekly median advertised rent $300

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Source: RP Data
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DSR Score for property investment : POOR (U), VERY POOR (H)
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Bowen has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of 5.80% to date .

Bowen,4805 was ranked 2667 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

At number 136th of QLD’s most discounted properties, Bowen is in the bottom 20% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Bowen is 513th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 4.56% return

Over the last year, property investments in Bowen, 4805 have given investors a capital gain of -32.57%. This compares very badly with the 1.67% for QLD as a whole.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $3720 per annum or $310 every week.

HOUSE UNIT
$362,500 $200,000
-0.68% N/A
5.07% -46.67%
0.00% 25.00%
0.00% -33.33%
8.83% 19.01%
$300 $300
78 27
4.30% 7.80%
140.48 N/A
Source: RP Data
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Demographics
Total population 10260
Median household income ($/weekly) 1100
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1295 12.6
    25-34 years 1321 12.9
    35-44 years 1252 12.2
    45-54 years 1521 14.8
    55-64 years 1411 13.8
    Others 3461 33.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3235 47.0
    Not Married 2756 40.0
    Defacto Relationship 894 13.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 7838 85.8
    Lebanon 143 1.6
    Papua New Guinea 274 3.0
    United Kingdom 280 3.1
    Other 179 2.0
    Others 421 4.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 93 1.1
    Christianity 6562 74.9
    Hinduism 9 0.1
    Islam 35 0.4
    No Religion 2043 23.3
    Others 18 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 405 12.7
    $600-$799 330 10.4
    $800-$999 300 9.4
    $1,250-$1,499 280 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 377 11.9
    Others 1485 46.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3170 42.7
    Not in the labour force 2457 33.1
    Employed, worked part-time 1214 16.4
    Employed, away from work 326 4.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 255 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 583 12.4
    Technicians & trades workers 797 16.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 489 10.4
    Machinery operators & drivers 562 11.9
    Labourers 1005 21.3
    Others 1272 27.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 83 5.0
    Infants/Primary 795 48.3
    Secondary 489 29.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 169 10.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 68 4.1
    Others 42 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7701 86.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 207 2.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 591 6.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 333 3.8
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 45 0.5
    Others 3 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1324 38.0
    Fully owned 1209 34.7
    Being purchased 930 26.7
    Other tenure type 19 0.5
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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